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Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles on City Room

John Sayles on City Room
Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles joined Steve Pappas, managing editor at the Times Argus, on City Room.  John discussed where our food comes from, how it gets distributed and how we’re funded (it takes individuals like you).  John also discussed the differences between the Foodbank and local food shelves, a distinction that’s important, but often [...]
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Millennial Philanthropy Project

Vermont Foodbank Millennial Philanthropist Project
What comes to mind when you hear people talking about Millennials and philanthropy? Are Millennials hesitant to call themselves philanthropists? Or, as Phil Kolling says in our video, “giving what you can is being a philanthropist”? Vermont Foodbank Millennial Philanthropy Project The McClure Foundation, a supporter of the Vermont Foodbank, practices what it calls “project-oriented, [...]
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Vermont Conversation with David Goodman: New Face of Hunger

David Goodman, host of the Vermont Conversation on WDEV, recently spoke with John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO, Rob Meehan, Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf director, and Charles Knoll, a food shelf client, about the new face of hunger in Vermont.  They discussed the “perfect storm” of rising hunger and declining donations nationally and locally, as well [...]
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